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SysUpTime Network Monitor

Current Version: 6.1 (build 6204)

SysUpTime network/server monitor is a powerful agentless network management software. It provides users out-of-box capabilities to efficiently and proactively manage any network of any size.

SysUpTime network monitor is easy to set up and use. It can monitor the availability and performance of your Windows and Linux/UNIX servers, workstations, software applications (SQL, Exchange, Web Servers, etc), and network devices (routers, switches, etc). When a failure is detected, SysUpTime network monitor can alert the administrators by email, sound, running a script or other methods, as well as taking corrective actions such as executing remote Windows/Linux command, rebooting the machine, restarting the Windows/Linux service or running a script.

SysUpTime network monitor’s server runs on both Windows and Linux.

Key Features:

Automatic Network Discovery and Accurate Topology Map

Automatically discovers layer 1, 2 and 3 networks, gathering topology data to deliver complete and accurate maps of devices and connectivity across networks. Powerful map editing function allows user to add or change discovered map easily.

The combination of unique extensible mediation layer technology and CIM (Common Information Model) based object model enables SysUpTime network monitor to support new devices and applications on an ongoing basis with minimum efforts.

Major features of network discovery and topology maps:

  • Support for a wide range of network devices and new devices can be easily added.
  • Configurable filters to narrow down the scope of discovery.
  • SNMP v1/v2c/v3 discovery.
  • Scheduled discovery.
  • Support for VLAN, HSRP, VRRP.
  • Custom views, which are user-defined maps based on IP address, location or other selection criteria.
  • Automatically discovered topology maps contain properties of network devices such as servers, routers, etc. Device list can be exported to a CSV file.
  • Devices can be manually added to topology map.
  • New properties or notes, such as license info, installed software, purchase price, can be manually added to devices. You can do search to find device with certain property.

Trended Performance, Status, and Service Monitoring

Detailed monitoring of network availability and performance.

  • Fully Automated Performance Monitoring

Core monitoring capabilities include:

  • Ping monitor
  • SNMP monitor(supports SNMP v1/v2c/v3 monitors)
  • MS Exchange server monitor
  • WMI monitor (Windows Services, Processes, CPU/Disk Utilization, etc.)
  • TCP/UDP port monitor
  • URL (HTTP/HTTPS) monitor
  • Telnet/SSH-2 monitor
  • FTP/File/Directory monitor
  • DNS/LDAP/RADIUS server monitor
  • Windows Event Log monitor
  • SMTP/POP3/IMAP4 server monitor
  • Database SQL monitor for all major database servers

More network/server monitoring capabilities are scheduled to be added soon.

  • Self-learning Dynamic Statistical Baseline (based on historical data)
  • Multi-level Fixed Thresholds

Real-time, End-to-End Event Management

SysUpTime network monitor collects and consolidates events and alarms. Event de-duplication, event auto-clearing, robust alerting, automated actions, and alarm escalation help organizations identify potential problems faster, shorten mean-time-to-repair and reduce IT and operations costs.

Core capabilities of event management include:

  • Supports SNMP v1/v2c/v3 traps and informs
  • Event reduction
  • Event clearing
  • Alarm escalation
  • Event forwarding
  • Event categorization

SysUpTime network monitor offers a wide range of alerting actions. Major actions include:

  • Send to different email accounts at different time.
  • Forward to another trap receiver.
  • Post to a web site using GET or POST methods.
  • Run remote command via SSH, Telnet or Windows RPC.
  • Run command.
  • Play sound.
  • Built-in Reporting and Graphing

    SysUpTime network monitor offers real-time and historical reporting and graphing capabilities for performance monitors, and top-N reports for users to identify problem elements. Scheduled reports in PDF format can be generated by month, week or day.

    Application monitoring helps you diagnose application problems, and prevent downtime or network performance degradation. SysUpTime network monitor provides out-of-box support for MS Exchange Server and SQL server. It can be configured to monitor critical parameters of both servers and their services.

    High Availability and Scalability

    SysUpTime’s server clustering technology allows two or more servers that are interconnected to form a unified virtual computing resource.

    Clustering servers increases the availability of a system by ensuring that if a server becomes unavailable because of failure or planned downtime, another server in the cluster can assume the workload, ensuring that the monitoring service is uninterrupted. Clustering also enhances scalability by automatically distributing workloads across all the available servers.

  • Key Benefits

    • Intuitive graphical user interface minimizes training requirements and increases productivity
    • Advanced fault management minimizes equipment downtime
    • Measure and report real time performance against designated SLA
    • Preempt performance problems by identifying potential trouble spots before they affect service quality
    • Increased operational efficiency
    • Use trending data to make the most of network resources and forecast CapEx needs
    • Protect existing investments — can be integrated with existing management systems
    • Implement high-quality management capabilities priced to suit enterprise IT budgets

    Professional and free personal editions

    The free personal edition is intended exclusively for private use on a single workstation. You may copy the complete program package and pass it on to others for private use only. The free personal edition may not be used for commercial or professional purposes.

    The professional edition has many more features and can be used for commercial or professional purposes.

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    09/10/2017

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    Inbox deletes and filters spams, viruses and other unwanted emails directly on the mail server before they reach your email program. Freeware for Windows.

    GFI Email
    security test

    Due to the unsafe design of some email programs, email viruses now are able to infect computer systems just by email. Once infected, a computer system can spread the virus further by sending malicious emails to other systems without any human interference. Well designed email programs do not display these vulnerabilities. Unfortunately, commercial success is not related to good design.
    Virus scanners (please see above) can offer good protection against email viruses by scanning each incoming mail, but will never protect against 100% of all attacks, since it is impossible to know and detect each and every possible type of virus.
    Therefore, even when you have a real-time virus scanner, it is wise to get some information on the vulnerabilities and strengths of your email program. The GFI site tests your email program by sending you number of emails that probe your mail system.

    Protecting Microsoft
    Outlook against Viruses

    Some Outlook and Outlook express versions are very vulnerable to virus attacks through email. Several versions of Outlook and Outlook Express can execute malicious scripts or programs hidden inside emails sent to you without warning. This site provides information on how to protect your computer from Outlook-related viruses.

    TreePad X Enterprise
    384 Gigabyte Personal Information Manager and Word Processor.
    Intuitive and versatile, including Website Generator, spellchecker, thesaurus, attachments, search engine, recycle bin, and much more! For Windows and Linux/Wine.
    Click here to get the free evaluation version.

    Telnet, SSH and SFTP client with tabbed interface and unicode support. Freeware and evaluation version are available for Windows.

    Careware. Sockets-enabled Telnet terminal program, supports telnet, SMTP, POP3. Emulates a DEC VT100 terminal, supports ANSI colors. Logs your entire session, can print the current display, remembers up to 32 hosts and protocols.

    A free multi-session terminal emulation program for Windows (it uses the .Net framework).

    Free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Win32 and Unix, along with an xterm terminal emulator. Recommended!

    Freeware for Windows and Pocket PC. Does not seem to be updated anymore.

    Freeware program for Windows, which enables you to share one internet connection among multiple computers.

    Freeware HTTP-tunnel application for Windows, acting as a socks server, allowing you to use your Internet applications safely despite restrictive firewalls.
    It functions as follows: your Internet application sends data to the HTTP-Tunnel Client, which in turn tunnels the data over HTTP (port 80) to the HTTP-Tunnel servers. The servers then send the data to the intended destination and forward the responses back to the HTTP-Tunnel client. This effectively bypasses firewalls, permitting you to successfully use most Internet applications without being monitored at work, school.

    TreePad X Enterprise
    384 Gigabyte Personal Information Manager and Word Processor.
    Intuitive and versatile, including Website Generator, spellchecker, thesaurus, attachments, search engine, recycle bin, and much more! For Windows and Linux/Wine.
    Click here to get the free evaluation version.





    02/10/2017

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    Booking Flights – Clear Browser Cookies #cheapest #hotel #prices

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    Clear Browser Cookies When Booking Flights

    By Greg Rodgers. Asia Travel Expert

    Greg Rodgers is an experienced travel writer, photographer, and world nomad. In 2005, Greg traded his corporate office for a backpack and set out to see the world; he never came back.

    When booking flights, does clearing the browser cache make a difference?

    Each time you make the same search, you are expressing interest (and increasing demand) for a particular flight. Your searches are saved, both as a cookie on your personal device and as a database entry on the server side.

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    The Flight-Comparison Secret

    Flight comparison sites are savvy enough to leverage technology — without your knowing — to increase their chances of landing your business. Some other tricks involve increasing all the prices after the date for which you searched, just to pressure you into thinking that flight prices are going up if you wait to buy.

    It s true. Try searching for the same flight using a different device, and if possible, in a different place.

    You ll notice discrepancies in flight prices for sure.

    So the secret is out: big booking sites track your previous flight searches to figure out just how much you really want that flight! And they use more than just cookie technology to do so. IP address and geographical location are also taken into account. That s why simply clearing your browser cache before booking a flight may not be good enough.

    Let s say, for instance, you check a flight price on Monday. The booking site will save the search as a cookie in your browser.

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    If you return later that week and search for the same flight several times, as many people do to see if the price has dropped, they will actually increase the flight price by a marginal amount.

    After planning and searching, would you not purchase an international flight if it had only gone up $50? Insiders know to clear their browser cookies or to turn on anonymous browsing before each new flight search. Doing so makes the booking sites think that this is your first look at a flight price. Along with clearing cookies. you can also try using a completely different computer, your phone, or turning on anonymous browsing.

    Paranoid? A little. But I ve personally booked scores of flights and have seen this cookie scam play out several times. I first realized the difference in identical fares after searching for prices on two different computers.

    Try an experiment: call or email a friend in a bigger city and have them use the same flight comparison site to check the price on the same flight you want. Big booking sites even use geographical data to guess at whether or not you can afford to pay more for a given flight!

    Finding the Best Deals on Flights

    Pulling the trigger on a $900 flight isn t exactly an easy thing to do.

    No matter how many times I do it, and no matter how exciting the destination in Asia  seems, sometimes getting your finger to click that final purchase button takes Herculean strength. But knowing that you received a fair price and didn t fall victim to an old booking trick helps — a lot.

    This is step-by-step how I find the cheapest flights to Asia. Experts say that a majority of passengers on any given flight have all paid different fares. We can at least strive to be near the bottom of that range.





    15/08/2017

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    What is Monitoring Software? Webopedia Definition #monitoring #software #definition, #web #browser,

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    Software for monitoring the desktop and online activities of employees, family members, roommates or other users of a computer. Sometimes referred to as parental control software, monitoring software can quietly monitor and log PC and online activities or more actively filter content and block offensive websites from being accessed.

    It isn’t always easy to distinguish monitoring software from spyware. which is why at least one of the following criteria must be met in order for the installation of monitoring software to be considered legal:

    • The owner of the software must also be the owner of the computer it is going to be installed on
    • The owner of the software must be the parent of a minor child
    • The owner of the software must have the consent of all users of the monitored computer

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    12/08/2017

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    17/06/2017

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    Does searching for air tickets in an incognito web browser prevent

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    The short answer is: in some cases yes. Most of the time, no.

    Given what I ve seen in other answers, I think it s worth giving a longer answer and clarifying what mechanisms airlines use to compute the prices you see on their websites.

    On the one hand, there is a traditional way of changing prices over time and for different buyers.

    Airline fares, for any given flight, vary according to 3 main factors (this is a bit simplified of course, as it s actually a very complex world):

    – a wide set of static fare rules, such as the week-end rule, which makes some fare available only if you stay over a weekend; other examples include discounts for children or senior people, etc.

    – the point of sale, which can discriminate between, for instance, travel agencies and airline offices or websites, but also between more high-level concepts, such as country of visitor (based on your IP address), website section, etc.

    – the availability of booking classes , which are artifical subdivisions of cabins; this is handled by the so-called revenue management systems, and is the main reason you see prices going up and down over time, as these classes get closed and opened again in order to find the optimal balance between what people are willing to spend and how many people are willing to spend, at any time, for any flight

    The above is the way fares have always (ever since electronic computation of prices was made available to travel agents) been computed. The usage of country-based price changes or similar patterns that you can see on airline websites have been there for a long time. It s all very much demand- and market-based pricing, which exists in any retailing industry, even (and especially) in the physical world.

    This explains that using a VPN based in another country could show different prices. Sometimes just changing the country setting on the website, away from the default chosen based on your IP address, can do the trick. Some airlines want to enforce their market-based pricing by requiring a physical mail address in the selected country at payment time.

    On the other hand, the example mentioned about Delta upping the prices for frequent flyers is a newer trend, which to my knowledge did not exist in airlines until very recently. It s often called dynamic pricing, although that term is too generic to be useful, in my opinion. It takes the price discrimination much further by customizing prices based on much more advanced (and dynamic) criteria. In this case, the frequent flyer status; it could also be such things as past purchases, frequency of visits as you mentioned, etc. Anything that might give the airline an indication of your (statistical) willingness to pay.

    It was first introduced, a long time ago, by Amazon, who had to back out of it after getting lots of bad publicity. It seems they are now doing it again, as are many only retailers. Here is an interesting article about this: http://www.groovypost.com /howto/.

    In the airline world, I m pretty sure it works very basically by filtering out some of the cheaper fares (which are still calculated in the same way as mentioend above) from the offer on display (either by not considering those fares, or making them unavailable through specific point-of-sale or revenue-management rules).

    To me, it s a risky practice. As a Delta customer, I d be pretty annoyed to see I m paying more than the average guy, just because I m loyal to the brand! So, to a certain extent, I doubt the practice is very sustainable. But milder forms might persist in the future. As you can see in the article, even clearing cookies or going incognito might not be enough, as the browser you use could be used to put you in a specific demographic basket, that would increase or decrease the price you see. But comparing the price you see as a logged user with a cookie record against the anonymous one might be a clever move to double check you re not getting robbed by a greedy airline.

    As the article mentions, this newer form of dynamic pricing is the digital equivalent of haggling, whereas the more traditional pricing schemes explained at the top correspond to setting the prices by market and channel in the retail world.

    Overall, I would say that today the most impactful use of price discrimination is the country-based one (if we ignore, of course, the time-bound volatility linked with revenue management systems). For this, going anynomous doesn t help, what you can do is to change the country the website thinks you re in (through website menus when available, or a trick like a VPN otherwise). Besides that, I would be tempted to say that airlines would be taking big risks to do anything significant. But you never know, so why not do a quick check before purchasing?





    09/02/2017

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